Hike to the Brienzer Rothorn

Short facts

  • start: Brienz, Railway Station West
  • difficult
  • 9,26 km
  • 5 hours
  • 1757 m
  • 2266 m
  • 576 m
  • 80 / 100
  • 80 / 100

best season

Experience the mountain hike to the Brienzer Rothorn on widely varying trails. Steep in parts, this route leads alongside the Milibach Falls up to Planalp, from where you can marvel at stunning views. The hike continues up across fields and meadows far above the treeline to the Brienzer Rothorn ridge.

The return journey with the Brienz Rothorn Railway can be made from the Rothorn summit or the Planalp middle station (June-October). Please note: steep section before Planalp. The mountain restaurants on Planalp and the Brienzer Rothorn are open from June to October.

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General information


Brienz - Milibach - Milibachfall - Mettli - Planalp (2h40) - Mittl. Stafel - Ober Stafel - Brienzer Rothorn (3h10)

Additional Information

Brienz Tourism
Hauptstrasse 143
3855 Brienz
Phone: +41 33 952 80 80
[email protected]

Interlaken Tourism
Marktgasse 1
3800 Interlaken
Phone: +41 33 826 53 00
[email protected]

Brienz Rothorn Railway: www.brb.ch

Berghaus Planalp: www.berghaus-planalp.ch


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